The Brazilian Government is pleased to inform that the Government of the Republic of India has granted its agrément to the appointment of André Aranha Corrêa do Lago as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Brazil to that country. Ambassador Corrêa do Lago has also been granted agrément by the Kingdom of Bhutan, where he will serve concurrently as non-resident ambassador. According to the Brazilian constitution, the appointment must still be confirmed by the Federal Senate.
André Aranha Corrêa do Lago joined the Brazilian Foreign Service in 1983. He has served at the embassies of Brazil in Madrid, Prague, Washington, Buenos Aires and at the Brazilian Mission to the European Union. In Brazil, he has held the positions of assistant at the Organization of American States Division, assistant at the Trade Promotion Operations Division, advisor to the Department of Environmental and Special Affairs, cabinet officer at the Protocol of the Presidency of the Republic, member of the National Working Group on the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Rio 92), head of the Division of Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development, director of the Energy Department, director of the Environment and Special Affairs Department, chief negotiator for Climate Change and chief negotiator at the Rio+20 conference. Since 2013 he has been the ambassador of Brazil to Japan.